Shelby County Alabama

Census Index
1840


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therefore, some errors in transcribing may have occurred.
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Included in this index are the Names of Heads of Families and Page Numbers as reported
on 9 November 1840 by Martin H. McHenry and Thomas Toomey.

This was the third census for Shelby County Alabama.


A Note of Interest:  The oldest person living in Shelby County Alabama at the time of the 1840 census is found in the household of  W. Walker.  The schedule of the number of people in this household is (1) White Male, 15 & under 20 years =1  (2) White Male, 20 & under 30 years =2  (3) White Male, 30 & under 40 years =1  (4) White Male, 40 & under 50 years =1  (5) White Male, 50 & under 60 years =1  (6) White Female, 10 & under 15 years =1  (7) White Female, 90 & under 100 years =1.


Abernatha, David ~ 47
Acker, Joseph ~ 44
Acton, A. ~ 65
Acton, E. ~ 64
Acton, G. ~ 65
Acton, John ~ 64
Acton, John ~ 65
Acton, W. ~ 65
Adams, A. ~ 58
Akins, William ~ 61
Allen, James P. ~ 64
Allen, W. ~ 63
Alphin, John ~ 48
Anderson, John ~ 50
Anderson, John ~ 50
Armstrong, E. ~ 65
Armstrong, Elias ~ 47
Armstrong, H. ~ 66
Armstrong, William ~ 47
Arnett, Thomas ~ 47
Askins, C. ~ 54
Averett, Jacob ~ 55
Avery, D. ~ 63
Badeway, W.F. ~ 57
Bagwell, J. ~ 65
Baker, Amos ~ 61
Baker, B. ~ 60
Baker, John ~ 58
Baker, Martin 52
Baker, W. ~ 63
Baley, - ~ 65
Baley, E. ~ 65
Baley, E.G. ~ 50
Baley, Henry ~ 44
Baley, J. ~ 49
Baley, James ~ 66
Baley, Moses P. ~ 45
Baley, T.L. ~ 65
Baley, Thomas ~ 66
Baley, W.M. ~ 50
Banford, Dilpha ~ 67
Barnes, Benjamin ~ 46
Barnett, Lewis ~ 56
Barnett, Richard ~ 56
Bates, S. ~ 55
Bawer, F. ~ 61
Beardin, L. ~ 61
Benson, M. ~ 63
Berry, D. ~ 63
Bevil, Wyatt ~ 53
Black, James ~ 51
Black, William A. ~ 51
Blankenship, E. ~ 61
Blankenship, Henry ~ 52
Blankenship, M.G. ~ 57
Blaxton, B. ~ 51
Blaxton, Edward ~ 51
Boothe, Eliza ~ 44
Boothe, Luvena ~ 65
Bowden, R. ~ 66
Bowdon, Samuel ~ 48
Bragg, Thomas ~ 64
Branham, M. ~ 58
Branton, S. ~ 58
Brasher, E. ~ 55
Brasher, H.C. ~ 62
Brasher, Moses ~ 53
Brasher, S. ~ 67
Brasher, Samuel ~ 58
Brasher, T.R. ~ 55
Brasher, Thomas H. ~ 67
Brazel, Allen ~ 54
Breed, P.B. ~ 60
Brewer, E. ~ 58
Brewer, Ison ~ 58
Brewer, J. ~ 58
Brewer, S. ~ 57
Brinker, A.M. ~ 50
Brinker, Isaac ~ 53
Brock, David ~ 44
Buckinghan, Richard ~ 43
Bullock, James ~ 53
Bullock, Leonard ~ 53
Bullock, Presley ~ 53
Burchfield, E. ~ 52
Burks, Hyram ~ 44
Burnsides, L. ~ 68
Busby, Hampton ~ 47
Busby, Meredith ~ 49
Busby, Micajah ~ 48
Butler, J.M. ~ 63
Butler, James ~ 49
Butler, James ~ 50
Butler, James ~ 63
Butler, James ~ 63
Butler, S.W. ~ 63
Byram, Alden ~ 45
Caldwell, A. ~ 65
Caldwell, H.H. ~ 51
Caliway, B.F. ~ 57
Caliway, W.F. ~ 57
Calwell, R. ~ 66
Canteberry, R.C. ~ 45
Cardin, C. ~ 61
Casey, John ~ 62
Castle, O.F. ~ 64
Caviniss, A. ~ 57
Centell, Lewis ~ 55
Chambers, John ~ 49
Churchill, William ~ 49
Clowers, David ~ 47
Clowers, J.L. ~ 55
Cobb, J. ~ 57
Cobb, John ~ 57
Cohill, John M. ~ 50
Coker, J.W. ~ 67
Coker, James ~ 55
Coker, P. ~ 55
Coleman, C. ~ 62
Collins, John ~ 56
Collum, D. ~ 57
Colum, W. ~ 58
Comer, Martin ~ 58
Compton, James ~ 56
Compton, Luke ~ 56
Condon, William ~ 49
Cook, H. ~ 57
Cook, J.M. ~ 57
Cook, John ~ 52
Cooper, B. ~ 58
Coshatt, J. ~ 67
Coshatt, Jacob ~ 46
Coss, James W. ~ 62
Cost, Eli ~ 49
Cotingham, John ~ 54
Crane, Jacob ~ 48
Crawford, G. ~ 59
Crawford, George ~ 50
Crawford, Washington ~ 49
Crim, Abraham ~ 46
Crim, George ~ 46
Crim, Peter ~ 46
Crim, Rachel ~ 48
Crim, Thomas ~ 67
Cromwell, J.T. ~ 62
Cross, A.J. ~ 64
Cross, Joel ~ 64
Cross, W.L. ~ 64
Cross, William ~ 64
Cross, Z. ~ 63
Crowson, J.B. ~ 45
Crowson, John ~ 48
Crowson, Richard ~ 45
Crowson, T.H. ~ 45
Crowson, William ~ 45
Crump, P. ~ 53
Cullers, Timothy ~ 49
Cummins, Stephen ~ 56
Cunningham, J. ~ 56
Daughton, J.C. ~ 68
Davis, Bennet ~ 53
Davis, James ~ 56
Davis, Mason ~ 52
Davis, Sarah ~ 53
Davis, William ~ 52
Dickerson, G.T. ~ 58
Dickerson, Grifeth ~ 50
Dodd, C. ~ 64
Dodd, E. ~ 64
Dodd, J. ~ 65
Doss, William ~ 57
Duck, Thomas ~ 50
Duke, John F. ~ 53
Duncan, D. ~ 63
Dwiggins, R.S. ~ 67
Edwards, Thomas ~ 48
Eliott, Allen ~ 61
Eliott, Amos ~ 61
Eliott, G.M. ~ 61
Eliott, Parmela ~ 51
Eliott, W. ~ 61
Elison, S. ~ 57
Elison, W. ~ 57
Evans, G.B. ~ 53
Farley, Daniel ~ 44
Farley, John ~ 45
Farley, Rachel ~ 44
Farley, William ~ 46
Farr, George ~ 61
Farr, J. ~ 61
Farr, Michael ~ 55
Farr, William ~ 55
Farrel, J.C. ~ 63
Farrington, Joseph ~ 48
Finely, John ~ 53
Fitts, Nancy ~ 49
Flanda, E. ~ 53
Flemin, Thomas A. ~ 43
Flipinn, John M. ~ 53
Ford, J. ~ 66
Ford, Jane ~ 66
Foshee, Micajah ~ 47
Francis, Joseph ~ 48
Frasier, D.R. ~ 60
Fulton, John ~ 46
Gallaway, Robert ~ 43
Gamble, A.F. ~ 43
Gardner, D. ~ 63
Gardner, Lewis ~ 53
Garner, Bradley ~ 44
Garriat, George ~ 52
Gaseway, H. ~ 61
Genings, James ~ 52
Gentry, A. ~ 56
Gentry, D. ~ 56
Gentry, David ~ 56
Gentry, Jackson ~ 56
Gentry, Lewis ~ 57
Gibbs, C.R. ~ 50
Gibson, Austin ~ 44
Gibson, Benjamin ~ 48
Gilbert, William ~ 58
Gilley, John ~ 45
Ginings, A.G. ~ 50
Ginnings, Martin ~ 50
Glascock, B.R. ~ 57
Glascock, Howard ~ 57
Glascock, L. ~ 57
Glascock, Milton ~ 57
Glascock, Thomas ~ 58
Glass, E. ~ 65
Glass, John ~ 65
Gooch, Henry ~ 62
Gooch, William C. ~ 62
Gore, J. ~ 56
Goss, J. ~ 60
Gould, D. ~ 59
Gragg, Elijah ~ 56
Gragg, Henry ~ 55
Gragg, J. ~ 58
Graves, Elisan ~ 51
Green, B.P. ~ 46
Green, E. ~ 58
Green, Elias P. ~ 47
Green, J. ~ 59
Green, John P. ~ 47
Green, R. ~ 58
Green, Samuel ~ 46
Green, Sidney ~ 53
Griffin, Alfred ~ 45
Griffin, James ~ 45
Griffin, Thomas ~ 66
Griffin, W.H. ~ 62
Guye, Joseph ~ 48
Guye, William ~ 47
Hale, Ann ~ 65
Hale, Esquire ~ 61
Hale, Joseph ~ 64
Hale, L. ~ 64
Hale, W.B. ~ 64
Hamilton, Elisabeth ~ 44
Hancock, Isaac ~ 44
Hanner, John ~ 52
Harden, G.L. ~ 68
Hardeson, J. ~ 55
Harison, Benjamin ~ 45
Harison, Nathaniel ~ 49
Harless, G.R.C. ~ 50
Harless, Henry ~ 49
Harless, John ~ 48
Harlow, Henry ~ 58
Harmon, Allen ~ 44
Harmon, Martin ~ 44
Harmon, Sarah ~ 44
Harper, B. ~ 68
Harper, Benjamin ~ 53
Harper, Benjamin ~ 53
Harper, Henry ~ 52
Harris, F. ~ 68
Harris, James G. ~ 46
Hase, J. ~ 56
Hase, J. ~ 63
Hase, William ~ 56
Hately, R. ~ 62
Hatley, A. ~ 59
Havis, J. ~ 63
Havis, O.B. ~ 67
Hearn, J.F. ~ 58
Heatley, J. ~ 62
Helums, William ~ 50
Henderson, James ~ 44
Henderson, Simon ~ 49
Hendricks, P.E.B. ~ 45
Henley, H. ~ 58
Henley, James ~ 58
Hill, H. ~ 66
Hill, H.L. ~ 66
Hines, Josiah ~ 48
Holcomb, A.B. ~ 62
Holland, S. ~ 54
Hollingsworth, W.W. ~ 66
Holsomback, Hyram ~ 46
Holsonback, Alfred ~ 45
Honeycutt, A.C. ~ 55
Honeycutt, J. ~ 55
Horton, A. ~ 67
Horton, Hardy ~ 58
Horton, J.J. ~ 67
Horton, M.J. ~ 62
Horton, W.R. ~ 59
Hose, T.L. ~ 54
Hosey, Gustavis ~ 51
Howard, B. ~ 60
Howard, J. 60
Howard, W. ~ 60
Howard, W. ~ 64
Howard, William ~ 60
Huckeby, James ~ 57
Huckeby, Jonathan ~ 57
Hudson, Hollis ~ 44
Hughs, A. ~ 54
Hughs, A.A. ~ 49
Hutchison, Isaac ~ 49
Isbell, Isom ~ 59
James, William ~ 47
Johns, A. ~ 57
Johns, Jack ~ 62
Johns, James ~ 56
Johnson, - ~ 64
Johnson, B. ~ 65
Johnson, B.B. ~ 46
Johnson, Jacob ~ 64
Johnson, M. ~ 64
Johnson, Thomas ~ 43
Johnson, W.V. ~ 54
Johnson, William ~ 43
Jones, A. ~ 63
Jones, Isaac ~ 50
Jones, Jack ~ 45
Jones, James ~ 49
Jones, John ~ 67
Jones, Jordan ~ 48
Jordain, Andrew ~ 64
Keel, Fanny ~ 51
Kelley, B. ~ 59
Kelley, D. ~ 65
Kelley, E. ~ 65
Kidd, J.H. ~ 50
Kidd, J.L. ~ 53
Kidd, J.W. ~ 51
Kidd, John ~ 52
Kidd, W.B. ~ 52
Kidd, W.M. ~ 50
Kidd, William, Sr. ~ 49
King, E. ~ 43
Laney, Elisabath ~ 44
Laney, Jane ~ 46
Laney, Joseph ~ 44
Laurence, Thomas ~ 58
Lawley, E.G. ~ 63
Lawley, Elisha ~ 43
Lawley, J. ~ 60
Lee, E. ~ 66
Lee, G. ~ 64
Lee, T.H. ~ 44
Lee, Thomas ~ 65
Leonard, William ~ 63
Lewis, Deland ~ 49
Lewis, E.M. ~ 68
Lewis, J.E. ~ 49
Lewis, J.H. ~ 50
Lewis, Jeptha ~ 50
Lewis, John ~ 53
Lewis, John W. ~ 50
Lewis, P.P. ~ 51
Lindsey, Joseph ~ 44
Litleton, J. ~ 56
Litleton, T.W. ~ 56
Logan, Joseph ~ 66
Lolley, Avery ~ 46
Lolley, Elenor ~ 55
Lolley, Elijah ~ 44
Lolley, John ~ 46
Lolley, John, Jr. ~ 45
Lolley, Katy ~ 43
Lolly, Jeremiah ~ 45
Long, Brasher ~ 43
Love, A. ~ 52
Lowery, John ~ 56
Lucas, Bradly ~ 45
Lucas, George ~ 43
Luhman, W. ~ 61
Lyons, John ~ 68
Maberry, B. ~ 59
Maberry, Thomas ~ 59
Mardis, John W. ~ 48
Mardis, William ~ 54
Martin, Jacob ~ 46
Martin, Jacob L. ~ 46
Martin, John ~ 60
Martin, Lewis ~ 47
Martin, Robert ~ 60
Martin, W. ~ 60
Mason, G.J. ~ 58
Mason, G.N. ~ 63
Mason, J.W. ~ 58
Mason, William ~ 51
Mayberry, H. ~ 59
McCaghen, Jane ~ 46
McClanahan, J.M. ~ 62
McClanahan, S. ~ 59
McCormock, H. ~ 59
McDanal, Charles ~ 49
McDanel, John ~ 52
McDanel, Robert ~ 50
McGinis, Daniel ~ 52
McGlathary, D.H. ~ 63
McGraw, George ~ 48
McGraw, James V. ~ 52
McHenry, B.M. ~ 43
McHenry, John V. ~ 43
McHenry, M.H. ~ 67
McHenry, Nancy ~ 66
McHenry, W.B. ~ 43
McKee, E. ~ 56
McKitteran, Bryant ~ 48
McLean, Daniel ~ 43
McLendon, Dennis ~ 44
McLendon, Dixson ~ 49
McLendon, James ~ 45
McLeroy, Green ~ 66
McLinton, James B. ~ 53
McLinton, Robert ~ 53
McReer, John ~ 63
Meredith, D. ~ 66
Merrell, - ~ 61
Merrell, A., Jr. ~ 62
Merrell, A., Sr. ~ 62
Merrell, B. ~ 62
Merrell, Benjamin ~ 62
Merrell, Charles ~ 58
Middlebrox, John ~ 51
Middleton, John ~ 60
Milener, Jacob ~ 47
Miles, Jacob ~ 57
Miles, S.G. ~ 56
Miller, J.B. ~ 62
Miller, William ~ 56
Mills, Jane ~ 57
Mills, William ~ 49
Mink, Jacob ~ 48
Mink, John ~ 48
Mink, W. ~ 66
Mitchel, Charles ~ 47
Mitchel, H. ~ 68
Mitchel, R. ~ 66
Mitchel, William ~ 50
Mitchell, Benjamin ~ 47
Mollindoor, Wm. ~ 68
Moore, A.J. ~ 50
Moore, Anderson ~ 62
Moore, B. ~ 59
Moore, E.B. ~ 50
Moore, Farmer ~ 62
Moore, John ~ 46
Moore, John ~ 62
Moore, Solomon ~ 49
More, William ~ 43
Morgan, Alfred ~ 53
Morgan, J.N. ~ 52
Morgan, James ~ 51
Morgan, Joseph ~ 51
Morgan, Lewis ~ 55
Morgan, S. ~ 61
Morgan, Willis ~ 59
Morison, Kenith L. ~ 51
Morris, D. ~ 55
Mulenor, Lawson ~ 46
Mullins, Arthur ~ 55
Mullins, William ~ 55
Mundine, C., Sr. ~ 68
Mundine, J.C. ~ 68
Murphy, James ~ 66
Muse, D. ~ 67
Muse, John ~ 67
Musick, James ~ 59
Nabors, A. ~ 45
Nabors, Allen ~ 44
Nabors, H. ~ 63
Nabors, Hamton ~ 49
Nabors, M. ~ 59
Nabors, T.M. ~ 66
Naish, Abraham ~ 48
Nash, A. ~ 67
Nash, John ~ 67
Ne1son, P. ~ 63
Neel, Benjamin ~ 65
Neeley, Densman ~ 47
Neeley, John ~ 47
Nelson, E. ~ 67
Nelson, H.W. ~ 52
Newman, R. ~ 64
Nickles, Martha ~ 54
Nickles, Thomas ~ 59
Northcutt, N. ~ 59
Nunely, A. ~ 61
Nunely, Moses ~ 62
O'Hara, J. ~ 54
Oaks, John ~ 59
Oldham, Carter ~ 64
Oldham, E. ~ 64
Ooten, W. ~ 46
Orr, J. ~ 64
Orr, Robert ~ 45
Osley, William ~ 63
Overton, D. ~ 64
Overton, Jesse ~ 65
Overton, Randall ~ 47
Owens, Horace ~ 43
Page, J.R. ~ 57
Page, Phillip ~ 55
Paterson, Angus ~ 51
Patillow, A.C. ~ 58
Pawl, George W. ~ 47
Payne, Alavis ~ 64
Payne, Chesley ~ 49
Peavy, W. ~ 63
Peel, Jesse ~ 44
Perry, Burrell ~ 46
Perry, R.G. ~ 60
Peters, W.J. ~ 68
Phelin, Amos V. ~ 48
Pickens, J.C. ~ 62
Pickett, Abner ~ 44
Pickett, Elisabeth ~ 45
Pierce, G.W. ~ 60
Pitts, Jessey ~ 53
Pitts, Nancy ~ 46
Pitts, Silas ~ 68
Pitts, William ~ 43
Pledger, John ~ 65
Pledger, Martha ~ 65
Pledger, Thomas ~ 65
Poe, A. ~ 65
Pogue, Stephen ~ 44
Porter, R. ~ 54
Posey, A.E. ~ 60
Posey, G.F. ~ 60
Posey, J.H. ~ 51
Posey, M. ~ 61
Posey, Stephen ~ 60
Posey, William ~ 52
Post, William ~ 62
Post, William ~ 61
Poston, R.P. ~ 47
Poter, H. ~ 59
Powell, Mary B. ~ 67
Prentice, James ~ 47
Prentice, John ~ 46
Prentice, William ~ 43
Prewet, Willis ~ 49
Price, Catherine ~ 52
Price, J.R. ~ 56
Prim, Charles ~ 59
Prim, J.T. ~ 62
Prim, Nathan ~ 53
Prim, William ~ 55
Puckett, Houston ~ 67
Purtle, John ~ 48
Quin, David ~ 55
Quin, M. ~ 59
Ragsdale, W. ~ 60
Ragsdale, William ~ 52
Raley, Vincent ~ 52
Randall, B.F. ~ 47
Rasberry, G. ~ 56
Ratliff, William ~ 52
Ray, John ~ 59
Ray, M. ~ 66
Ray, Margaret ~ 66
Redin, David ~ 44
Redin, Mary ~ 66
Reeves, F. ~ 55
Richerson, Charles ~ 47
Richey, W.S. ~ 60
Rinehart, E.A. ~ 67
Ritchey, A. ~ 60
Ritchey, J.W. ~ 60
Roberson, Henry ~ 52
Roberson, Henry ~ 53
Roberson, James ~ 57
Roberson, James ~ 60
Roberson, Martha ~ 60
Roberson, R. ~ 57
Roberts, Martha ~ 67
Robison, William ~ 64
Rogers, C. ~ 62
Rogers, Henry ~ 45
Rogers, John ~ 45
Rogers, John ~ 59
Rone, L.R. ~ 55
Roper, J. W. ~ 63
Roper, Joseph ~ 67
Rushing, B. ~ 61
Russel, W. ~ 66
Ryan, Berry ~ 51
Rye, William ~ 51
Rye, William ~ 51
Salster, Y. ~ 58
Sawyer, A. ~ 61
Sawyers, Reed ~ 48
Scott, James M. ~ 51
Scriviner, Benjamin ~ 45
Seals, Charles ~ 46
Seals, David ~ 47
Seals, Edward ~ 46
Seals, Enoch ~ 48
Seals, Felix ~ 47
Seals, John ~ 47
Seals, Thomas ~ 47
Shackleford, Henry ~ 51
Shortridge, George D. ~ 43
Simons, John ~ 44
Simpson, J.A. ~ 55
Simpson, James F. ~ 55
Sims, - ~ 61
Sims, James ~ 61
Singleton, John ~ 50
Singleton, W. ~ 61
Skinner, I.A. ~ 50
Smith, A. ~ 59
Smith, J.W. ~ 63
Smith, Joseph ~ 44
Smith, T.L. ~ 53
Smoot, Sarah ~ 52
Snead, G.W. ~ 63
Stamps, George ~ 56
Stamps, Miles ~ 66
Steadham, James ~ 51
Steel, Henry ~ 55
Steel, J. ~ 59
Steel, Samuel ~ 55
Stevens, Joseph ~ 43
Steward, William ~ 46
Stinson, H. ~ 61
Stone, A. ~ 59
Stout, Abraham ~ 45
Stout, James ~ 45
Sudberry, J.W. ~ 66
Sumner, Brittan ~ 48
Taylor, William ~ 51
Tayton, J. ~ 59
Teague, John ~ 43
Thomas, Daniel ~ 55
Thomas, Daniel ~ 58
Thomas, J.M. ~ 63
Thomas, John ~ 56
Thomas, W.P. ~ 66
Thompson, Robert ~ 49
Threat, William ~ 52
Threatt, D. ~ 60
Threatt, John ~ 63
Tidwell, Eli ~ 47
Tidwell, James ~ 48
Tidwell, Peter ~ 48
Tinney, Richard ~ 53
Tisen, Warren ~ 48
Toomey, Thomas ~ 67
Townley, M. ~ 65
Tulane, L.S. ~ 50
Turner, Elisha ~ 51
Turner, Lewis ~ 45
Van, James H. ~ 57
Vest, G.W. ~ 57
Vest, P. ~ 57
Vick, A. ~ 61
Vick, J. ~ 54
Waldrop, George ~ 55
Waldrop, John ~ 54
Waldrop, Willis ~ 54
Walker, Andrew ~ 43
Walker, James ~ 43
Walker, John ~ 43
Walker, Joseph ~ 43
Walker, T.T. ~ 67
Wallace, Samuel ~ 51
Wallace, W. ~ 60
Wallis, J. ~ 60
Ware, Jonathan ~ 66
Watley, L.M. ~ 56
Watrous, D.E. ~ 43
Watrous, F. ~ 43
Watrous, J.B. ~ 59
Watson, D. ~ 62
Watson, Jane ~ 46
Watson, W. ~ 54
Weaks, James ~ 44
Webster, H. ~ 60
Wells, John ~ 54
West, E. ~ 56
West, Jefferson ~ 47
West, Joshua ~ 48
Wharton, J. ~ 66
White, J.W. ~ 60
Whitfield, D. ~ 65
Wideman, F. ~ 65
Wideman, H. ~ 65
Wiggins, John ~ 46
Wilder, John ~ 64
William, Anderson ~ 53
Williams, A.K. ~ 67
Williams, J. ~ 62
Williams, Robert ~ 46
Williams, T. ~ 54
Williams, T.M. ~ 58
Williamson, Bazel ~ 52
Williamson, James ~ 50
Williamson, Russell ~ 52
Williamson, William ~ 50
Willis, W. ~ 62
Wilson, Adam ~ 54
Wilson, Elisha ~ 54
Wilson, James ~ 54
Woodliff, Kitty ~ 51
Write, S. ~ 52
Wyatt, William ~ 45
Wyatt, William ~ 61
Young, - ~ 61